Community Engagement
9:57 am
Fri August 30, 2013

CAU President Dr. Carlton Brown Featured On CAU Now

CAU President Dr. Carlton E. Brown joins Desmond Dickerson on CAU Now on WCLK for an informative and insightful conversation about all things CAU at the beginning of the school year.  The program can be heard on demand here and at 7:30am Saturday, August 30 exclusively on the Jazz of The City.

Dr. Brown discusses various initiatives, including the growth of the Cancer Research Center on campus, possible impact of the Atlanta Falcons stadium on the AUC, and outreach efforts to international students that will bring entirely new flavors to the CAU Promenade.

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Community Engagement
3:59 pm
Wed August 21, 2013

Your Health Connection With JaQuitta Williams Discusses Breast Cancer On WCLK

If you missed Wednesday's  premiere of the new season of Your Health Connection with Jaquitta Williams on WCLK, you can listen to it again, here, on demand.

JaQuitta Williams is your host and the topic is breast cancer in men.  You’ll hear the story of thirteen year breast cancer survivor Eric Dunlap.

We’ll also discuss current medical and clinical prospects with our guest expert, Oncologist Dr. Leslie Holmes.

We answered several call live on the show from women and men and provided some real-world answers to your questions.

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Jazz
11:16 am
Wed August 21, 2013

WCLK Wishes Peace And Heavenly Music To Marian McPartland, R.I.P.

WCLK joins jazz and music fans across the world in wishing a peaceful passage for Marian McPartland, longtime host of NPR's Piano Jazz, heard weekly on the Jazz of The City Sundays at 8pm.  For more information about her fascinating history and lasting legacy go to NPR Music by clicking here.

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Community Engagement
11:59 am
Tue August 20, 2013

Fight The Mosquitos, Help The Children, and Learn All About Fulton County TV on Fulton Focus

Fulton Focus is a public affairs partnership between Fulton County and Jazz 91.9 FM WCLK.  This month's program includes a talk with Fulton County Health Department about the current peak of the mosquito season.  We'll find out what kind of programs are available from the Fulton County Department of Children and Youth.  And we'll discuss everything going on on Fulton County TV.

Fulton County is your county at your service.  Find out more by clicking here.

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Politics
11:52 am
Tue August 20, 2013

Women Flying High Present We March On

Women Flying High is a civic organization paying tribute to the lasting memory and impact of the March On Washington they are presenting a series of vignettes about it between now and the 50th Anniversary on August 28.  You can hear these vignettes on WCLK at various times throughout the day and we will post them online here as well.

You will hear:

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Community Engagement
5:16 pm
Fri August 16, 2013

The Africa Horizon Lecture Series, Conference and Awards Coming To Atlanta September 12-15

The Africa Heritage Foundation is presenting the Africa Diaspora Conference, lecture and celebration in Atlanta September twelfth through fifteenth.  Events include a Taste of Africa, a celebration of the 50th Anniversary of the Organization of African States, and the Africa Horizon Celebration and Award Gala event.

You will be hearing more about these events on WCLK over the next few weeks, including a WCLK Profiles interview with Ambassador Tunde Adetunji next week.

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Jazz
10:07 am
Fri August 16, 2013

Will Downing Talks Sunset Jazz With Riva Blue

Will Downing headlines tonight, beginning two nights of Sunset Jazz at Chastain Park this weekend.  He'll be joined by Najee.  Downing stopped by WCLK and talked with Riva Blue about tonight's show.

Want to see Sunset Jazz at Chastain?  Click here for more information.  Catch up with Will Downing by clicking here.

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Jazz
3:06 pm
Thu August 15, 2013

Mace Hibbard Quartet Jams Friday Jazz At The High Museum with Jamal Ahmad

Mace Hibbard dropped by WCLK today and talked for a while with Riva Blue about Friday Night's Friday Jazz At The High Museum performance, beginning at 5pm.  Y0u can beat the traffic, swing hard to some mainstream jazz and take in The Girl With The Pearl Earring.  Get your Vermeer on and hear Grammy Award Winning Saxophonist Hibbard, playing with Melvin Jones on trumpet, Louis Heriveaux on piano, Marc Miller on bass, and Marlon Patton on drums.

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Gene Demby is the lead blogger for NPR's Code Switch team.

Before coming to NPR, he served as the managing editor for Huffington Post's BlackVoices following its launch. He later covered politics.

Prior to that role he spent six years in various positions at The New York Times. While working for the Times in 2007, he started a blog about race, culture, politics and media called PostBourgie, which won the 2009 Black Weblog Award for Best News/Politics Site.

Demby is an avid runner, mainly because he wants to stay alive long enough to finally see the Sixers and Eagles win championships in their respective sports. You can follow him on Twitter at @GeeDee215.

Jazz
9:23 am
Sat August 10, 2013

Dig Kevin Eubanks From The 2011 Detroit Jazz Fest Sunday at 7pm On NPR's Jazz Set on WCLK

 

August 9, 2013 At the annual Detroit Jazz Festival on Labor Day 2011, an amphitheater full of Motor City music lovers grooves with the Kevin Eubanks Band — outdoors, free, and in Surround Sound on JazzSet. Hear Jazz Set with Dee Dee Bridgewater Sundays at 7pm on The Jazz of The City, 91.9 FM WCLK.  More about Jazz Set, click here.

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